Hi Tim - NZ7C - the screen has excellent resolution. Much easier to read
because in addition to better resolution it is MUCH larger print. Contrast
is good but a little more brightness would be welcome. Still very pleased -
better than I thought it would be.
73, Tom, W7QF
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Subject: Orion reviews - thanks Jim & Tom
Tom, as well as Jim Reid -
Thanks guys. Good insight from Jim on being patient and goo seat of the
pants feedback re. the ProII. Tom, I'm curious - does the Prion screen seem
to have better or worse resolution than the ProII screen? It's hard to tell
from the pictures on the website.
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From: "Thomas Jednacz" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, April 18, 2003 8:15 PM
Subject: RE: [TenTec] limited Orion reviews?
> Hi Tim, I had a 756 PRO before the Orion and did a side by side
> Really no comparison. The Orion filters are cleaner and sharper on SSB,
> intermods are better on Orion, more choices of filters - can go down to
> Hz with no reduction in intelligibility or strength, the notch width is
> settable, and many more items. The important thing is the Orion is much
> clear and clean. The matching speaker is super - nice frequency range of
> lows to highs. I have never heard so many clean signals on 40 meter SSB at
> night. One nice thing about the filters (one continuous adjustment - not
> button to push for each filter) is that the bandwidth is adjusted from
> frequency toward low frequency to narrow the bandwith. The PRO brought
> ends toward the middle and at 1.8 KHz the signal was not intelligible
> because you lost the lows. Not on the Orion - good copy at even 1.5KHz
> bandwith. Just wonderful.
> Hope this gives you a little incite into the Orion in actual use and side
> side comparison. Also compared it to the Omni VI+ and an FT-1000D and it
> beats them all in all the above items.
> 73, Tom, W7QF
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> Hi folks -
> Is it my imagination or is the response to the Orion rather subdued? Has
> anyone set there's down next to a 756 Pro II for A/B comp? I'd love to
> any impressions about the two rigs compared.
> 73/Tim Logan NZ7C
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